Whitney Houston

  1. Whitney Houston Launches Album In London

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston appeared at the world premiere of her new album, "I Look to You" (Arista), in London last night (July 14). A healthy-looking Houston appeared briefly on stage at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge after Sony Mus ...

  2. Whitney Houston Comeback Album Due Sept. 1

    June 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The wait is over -- Whitney Houston is finally making her comeback on Sept. 1 with an as-yet-untitled album on Arista Records. For her return, the label has set up a countdown on the New Jersey-bred artist's official site, WhitneyHouston.com ...

  3. German Biz Mourns Egmont Lüftner

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Egmont "Monti" Lüftner, formerly chairman of Arista Records, RCA Ariola and co-chairman of the Bertelsmann Music Group who worked with artists including Whitney Houston, has died at the age of 77 after he was hit by a truck at a recyclin ...

  4. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST - With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' livin ...

  5. Houston, Hudson Wow Crowd At Davis Grammy Bash

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST An exuberant Whitney Houston kept the Beverly Hilton ballroom audience on its feet during a rousing performance at last night’s (Feb. 7) pre-Grammy Gala saluting Clive Davis. Dressed in a leopard skin-patterned, form-fitting sheath and matching ov ...

  6. Billboard Q&A: Songwriter Diane Warren

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Diane Warren grew up in the San Fernando Valley listening to top 40 radio. Little did she know then that she would one day rule the charts. With nine songs peaking at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Warren has locked up the charts for years with h ...

  7. Michael Jackson Cameo Shocks Akon Songwriter

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Claude Kelly wrote the recently leaked Akon song "Hold My Hand" featuring Michael Jackson, but he confesses hearing the legendary singer's voice on the track the first time was a total surprise to him ...

  8. Billboard Q&A: Songwriter Greg Curtis

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Houston, Texas native Greg Curtis has worked with everyone from Destiny's Child to Yolanda Adams, but it’s his songwriting relationship with R&B singer Keyshia Cole that has catapulted him to No. 1. After seven weeks at No. 1, Cole's ...

  9. Whitney, Shakira To Headline Plymouth Jazz Festival

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and Shakira are among the performers set to take the stage at the fourth annual Plymouth Jazz Festival in Plymouth, Tobago, from April 25 - 27. Smokey Robinson, Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, En Vogue, Steel P ...

  10. 'American Idol' Whittles Down To Final 12

    March 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an Australian, a male stripper and someone who already recorded a debut album. The popular Fox singing contest cut four contestants from the c ...

  11. Stars Come Out For Davis' Pre-Grammy Party

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston's appearance at Clive Davis' celeb-soaked, pre-Grammy concert party last night (Feb. 9) in Los Angeles fueled speculation that the diva would be among the night's performers -- but her only time in the spotlight came ...

  12. Full Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sin ...

  13. The Billboard Q&A: Jermaine Dupri

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of taking Atlanta's snap scene mainstream with Dem Franchize Boyz and recrafting Mariah Carey's stale stardom into the multiplatinum, worldwide success that was "The Emancipation of Mimi," Jermaine Dupri recently b ...

  14. Bravo Eyeing Bobby Brown Reality Show

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NBC-owned cable outlet Bravo is in negotiations with Bobby Brown for a reality series about the singer's troubled life. Sources say the deal is not final because of haggling over how much of a presenc NBC-owned cable outlet Bravo is in negoti ...

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